THREE Herefordshire children will appear on a BBC TV show tomorrow (Wednesday) as they talk about their diagnosis with cancer.

The BBC has been to the Wye Valley NHS Trust, which runs hospitals in Herefordshire, to film three patients for a children's TV show.

Operation Ouch, hosted by twins Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Hoogenhouck-Tulleken, is a programme created to help children understand medical conditions and what types of treatment they should expect if ever faced with a similar diagnosis to the patients featured.


This episode is a cancer special explaining what it is, why people get it, how it can be treated and how to help someone going through it.

The three young patients, currently being supported by the Wye Valley Children’s Nursing Team, had the opportunity to ask the doctors about their medical condition.

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Jo Jones, a children's community nurse at Wye Valley NHS Trust, said “The children who took part all did an amazing job and are super excited to see themselves on TV”.

Asda, in Belmont Road, has also stepped in to give 20 movie night packs for the children to enjoy whilst watching the show.

The show will be aired on CBBC on Wednesday (February 8) at 6pm or can be viewed now on BBC iPlayer here.